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Comin’ in Hot! The Label Experts Handle the Heat in Talladega

When the weather gets nice, labels get to work on the asphalt. We stopped in our tracks when a very recognizable German luxury car manufacturer approached us about a unique label challenge. They required barcode labels that will stick to the interior of aluminum wheels while they undergo testing. That doesn’t sound too bad, but what […]

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UL Smart Marks – UL Reinvented for Today’s Buying Needs

If you work in the manufacturing sector, chances are you have heard of UL or the Underwriters’ Laboratories, the global agency created to assure product safety compliance amongst manufacturers, retailers and consumers, as well as other regulatory agencies. A label with the UL Mark on it indicates that your product has been fully tested under specific […]

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ESD Labels – Taking the Charge Out of Barcode Labels

Do you remember when you were 6 years old—when you would put on those wool socks grandma gave you and drag your feet across the carpet and then chase loved ones around the house with shocks? Well, no matter how old you get, some things never get old! Static electricity is what makes your hair […]

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What Does Halogen-Free Mean?

From time to time EIM is asked to provide statements concerning RoHS, REACH and Halogen Content. All of this relates to “green” initiatives, primarily started in the European marketplace concerning substances that are not environmentally friendly, and in many cases are downright dangerous. In regards to “Halogen Content”, we are specifically talking about Chlorine, Fluorine, […]

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Cold Weather and Labels

The weather is always on our minds these days, especially since we seem to be faced with more and more extreme conditions that swing from one end of the spectrum to the other. This past summer, we saw unbearably hot temperatures and dry conditions added to by all sorts of fires and storms. Now in […]

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10 Ways How Not to Meet Your Labeling Deadline

1. Leave your labels to the very last minute.Focus on designing and producing your product. The labels don’t cost much and aren’t critical…. YET! 2. Do you even know how many labels you want? Manufacturing is building your product as we speak. Do you know what you are going to do with it when it comes off […]

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What Is It With Our Love Of Acronyms?!

I’m sure some of you are familiar with texting acronyms such as: ILY, TTYL, LOL, OBV, BRB, G2G… but do you know what GHS means? No it doesn’t mean “Good Hearted Soul,” but it could. The acronym we’re talking about refers to the “Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.” This is a […]

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Whiskey or Wine, Anyone?

While some people may not like the strong taste or smell of whiskey or wine, you certainly can appreciate the craftsmanship that goes into perfecting such spirits. Part of this fine art involves storing and aging in just the right types of barrels. The quality of the barrels is critical because they interact with the […]

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Hot Weather and Labels

Hot Weather and Labels The extreme weather patterns across our country (and around the globe) are driving us crazy. Right now we are seeing endless rain, high temperatures and humidity here on the East Coast. This contrasts dramatically to the roasting temps of the Southwest and West Coast to the point we wish we could […]

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